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2021 Mercedes-Benz EQC preview

2021 MERCEDES-BENZ EQC PREVIEW

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQC is an all-electric crossover that's the first EV to arrive from the luxury brand's new EQ sub-brand, which...

Kia Niro EV

KIA NIRO EV

The 2020 Kia Niro EV is a small, fully electric crossover. It shares much with the Niro hybrid and Niro Plug-In Hybrid. While those...

 
 
 
2020 Kia Niro EV

2020 KIA NIRO EV

The 2020 Kia Niro EV is a fully electric vehicle that offers a range of more than 200 miles per charge in a practical package that's...

2021 Kia Soul

2021 KIA SOUL

It's not a Rorschach test, but what you see in a 2021 Kia Soul says a lot. For some, it's a stylish small car that looks different...

 
 
 
2020 Ford F-150, Ford Ranger pickups recalled for faulty shift cable

2020 FORD F-150, FORD RANGER PICKUPS RECALLED FOR FAULTY SHIFT CABLE

Ford is recalling certain 2020 trucks and full-size SUVs equipped with a 10-speed automatic transmission, the automaker announced Tuesday....

Auto insurers give cash back, Nissan Juke-R for sale, Mercedes EQS preview: What's New The Car Connection

AUTO INSURERS GIVE CASH BACK, NISSAN JUKE-R FOR SALE, MERCEDES EQS PREVIEW: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

Allstate and other auto insurers giving money back to drivers Allstate plans to return $600 million to auto insurance policyholders...

 
 
 
2020 Mazda CX-9 earns Top Safety Pick+ award

2020 MAZDA CX-9 EARNS TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARD

The 2020 Mazda CX-9 earned a Top Safety Pick+ award for not only withstanding crash tests, but also preventing them, the IIHS announced...

Nissan adds large vehicles to Takata airbag recall

NISSAN ADDS LARGE VEHICLES TO TAKATA AIRBAG RECALL

Nissan is recalling large vans, SUVs, and trucks for a faulty driver-side airbag inflator that could rupture and spray metal fragments...

 
 
 
Forester vs. Tiguan, Koenigsegg Gemera deconstructed, 2020 BMW 745e review: What's New The Car Connection

FORESTER VS. TIGUAN, KOENIGSEGG GEMERA DECONSTRUCTED, 2020 BMW 745E REVIEW: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2020 Subaru Forester: Compare Crossover SUVs The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2020 Subaru Forester are boxy...

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2020 Subaru Forester: Compare Crossover SUVs

2020 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN VS. 2020 SUBARU FORESTER: COMPARE CROSSOVER SUVS

Just like every culture has a distinct take on a stuffed dough ball-empanada, pierogi, panzarotti-every automaker has a distinct take...

 
 
 
Allstate and other auto insurers giving money back to drivers

ALLSTATE AND OTHER AUTO INSURERS GIVING MONEY BACK TO DRIVERS

Allstate plans to return $600 million to auto insurance policyholders over the next two months due to the coronavirus pandemic. "This...

Review update: The 2020 Lexus ES 300h shelters drivers in the right place

REVIEW UPDATE: THE 2020 LEXUS ES 300H SHELTERS DRIVERS IN THE RIGHT PLACE

Long-distance journeys may have settled into your mind, in this time of sheltering in place. One day we'll be able to drive far, far...

 
 
 
Wheel Connections: Meals on Wheels deliver more than food during coronavirus shutdown

WHEEL CONNECTIONS: MEALS ON WHEELS DELIVER MORE THAN FOOD DURING CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWN

Rosalee Craig's small, 92-year-old frame sidles comfortably into her wheelchair. The back of it says “Drive,” advice she's taken to...

Meals on Wheels delivers connections, Mazda turns 100, GM to build Hondas: What's New The Car Connection

MEALS ON WHEELS DELIVERS CONNECTIONS, MAZDA TURNS 100, GM TO BUILD HONDAS: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

Wheel Connections: Meals on Wheels deliver more than food during coronavirus shutdown Kathy Kreidler and her Subaru Forester have delivered...

 
 
 
When does a three-row small crossover make sense?

WHEN DOES A THREE-ROW SMALL CROSSOVER MAKE SENSE?

There aren't many compact crossovers like the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan that offer a third-row seat. The Dodge Journey, Tesla Model Y,...

Mazda crossover or hatch? Camry TRD Pro is kid approved, Lucid claims 400-mile range: What's New The Car Connection

MAZDA CROSSOVER OR HATCH? CAMRY TRD PRO IS KID APPROVED, LUCID CLAIMS 400-MILE RANGE: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. 2020 Mazda 3 hatchback: Compare Cars Mazda has presented a curious case with its small cars. Following the evolutionary...

 
 
 
2020 Mazda CX-30 vs. 2020 Mazda 3 hatchback: Compare Cars

2020 MAZDA CX-30 VS. 2020 MAZDA 3 HATCHBACK: COMPARE CARS

Mazda has presented a curious case with its small cars. Following the evolutionary chart of the Mazda3 hatchback leads to a split in...

Basecamp comes to 2021 Atlas, 2021 BMW 5-Series spied, EV Jeeps are coming: What's New The Car Connection

BASECAMP COMES TO 2021 ATLAS, 2021 BMW 5-SERIES SPIED, EV JEEPS ARE COMING: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Basecamp off-road add-ons push families further into the wilderness It may not promise the world, but Volkswagen...

 
 
 
2021 Genesis G80 preview

2021 GENESIS G80 PREVIEW

When it goes on sale late this year, the 2021 Genesis G80 mid-size luxury sedan will share much with the recently introduced 2021 Genesis...

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Basecamp off-road add-ons push families further into the wilderness

2021 VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS BASECAMP OFF-ROAD ADD-ONS PUSH FAMILIES FURTHER INTO THE WILDERNESS

It may not promise the world, but Volkswagen on Wednesday rolled out a list of available off-road upgrades to its 2021 Atlas. The parts,...

 
 
 



2020 Kia Niro EV

2020 Kia Niro EV

The 2020 Kia Niro EV is a fully electric vehicle that offers a range of more than 200 miles per charge in a practical package that's otherwise nearly identical to that of the... Read more ...

Polestar Precept is the brand's manifesto written in 3D

Polestar Precept is the brand's manifesto written in 3D

Polestar's relationship with Volvo is unmistakable. The fledgling brand has spun off from the Chinese-owned, Swedish luxury automaker and its first two products started as... Read more ...

2021 VW Tiguan, mystery mid-engine Mustang, Nissan Juke-R for sale: Today's...

2021 VW Tiguan, mystery mid-engine Mustang, Nissan Juke-R for sale: Today's Car News

Volkswagen is working on an updated Tiguan that's likely to bring new R and plug-in hybrid variants. The latest prototypes are wearing barely any camouflage gear which means... Read more ...

Solar driveway, Mercedes-AMG electric flagship, Model 3 Autopilot: Today's...

Solar driveway, Mercedes-AMG electric flagship, Model 3 Autopilot: Today's Car News

Tesla might give more owners access to Autopilot as an upgrade. Mercedes is working on a challenger for the Model S Plaid. And how about a solar driveway? This and more, here... Read more ...

Auto insurers give cash back, Nissan Juke-R for sale, Mercedes EQS preview...

Auto insurers give cash back, Nissan Juke-R for sale, Mercedes EQS preview: What's New The Car Connection

Allstate and other auto insurers giving money back to drivers Allstate plans to return $600 million to auto insurance policyholders over the next two months due to the... Read more ...

2020 BMW F 900 XR Review First Ride Photo Gallery

2020 BMW F 900 XR Review First Ride Photo Gallery

BMW lures riders to the adventure-sport side with its all-new F 900 XR. The 2020 F 900 XR gets a full front fairing, two-position manually adjustable windscreen and... Read more ...

Tesla may soon offer in-app upgrade for basic Autopilot in early Model 3

Tesla may soon offer in-app upgrade for basic Autopilot in early Model 3

Owners of an early-build Tesla Model 3 variant may soon be able to add a basic version of Autopilot via an in-app upgrade. Typically for Tesla, this announcement was made by... Read more ...

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2020 Subaru Forester: Compare Crossover SUVs

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2020 Subaru Forester: Compare Crossover SUVs

Just like every culture has a distinct take on a stuffed dough ball-empanada, pierogi, panzarotti-every automaker has a distinct take on a compact crossover. The 2020 Subaru... Read more ...

BMW 7-Series plug-in drive, gas prices, Hyundai concept cleans the air...

BMW 7-Series plug-in drive, gas prices, Hyundai concept cleans the air: Today's Car News

McLaren aims for some electric-only range. Gas prices continue their plunge. Hyundai makes its concept a breath of fresh air. And we drove a very posh plug-in hybrid. This and... Read more ...

2020 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob

2020 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob

2020 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob We became big fans of the Fat Bob 114 right from the launch in 2018 because it offered seemingly impossible dynamics from a chunky-tired chassis... Read more ...